SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The first place Springfield Cardinals were back in action at Hammons Field Wednesday night against the south’s top team the San Antonio Missions.
Ryan Helsley on the mound for the Redbirds and he was punching out the Missions left and right in this one. Starts off the game by striking out the side. Helsley gave up five hits and had eight strike outs in the game.
In the bottom half Darren Seferina comes up with an RBI single to center. Magneuris Sierra scores. Cards are on the board it’s 1-0.
In the bottom of the second Jesse Jenner lines one past the pitcher. Anthony Garcia taps the dish. Cards up 2-0.
Top of the third the Missions get one back. Javier Guerra with the base knock. Webster Rivas scores. It’s now 2-1.
Then in the fifth Adolis Garcia hits a grounder to short, hustles down the line to break up the double play and that brings home Helsley.
Cards win their fifth straight 6-3.